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“UrbaCon Trading and Contracting Achieves 1 Million Safe Manhours for the VVIP Villa, The Pearl Project”

Urbacon Trading and Contracting (UCC) celebrated a major milestone for achieving “1 Million Safe Manhours” without recording a Lost-Time Injury (LTI). The significant feat was celebrated last August 8, 2019 for the VVIP Villa, The Pearl Project. The celebration was attended by Mr. Ziad Morsi, UCC Project Director; Mr. Wayne Oliver, UCC Holding HSE Director; Mr. Ahmad Adel, Lacasa Architects & Engineering Consultant Project Manager; and the entire Project Management and HSE team, led respectively by Mr. Nabil Gaaya and Mr. Ahmad Hani.

“We congratulate our colleagues for the dynamic work in achieving a Zero-Harm strategy for this project. With extreme preparation, I believe we can accomplish beyond 1 Million Safe Manhours”, says Mr. Moutaz Al Khayyat, Group Chairman of PIH, UCC and UCC Holding.

Commenting on behalf of the occasion is Mr. Ramez Al Khayyat, Vice Chairman and Group CEO, “This achievement indicates UCC’s outstanding commitment to properly implementing our HSE Management system. Providing a safe working environment for all staff, workers and sub-contractors has always been a top priority for us”.

UCC’s CEO Mr. Salim Jarrar and UCC Holding’s CEO, Mr. Mohamed Sabri, extended their congratulations to the teams for their exceptional efforts to Health and Safety. UCC deems that a safe working culture can only be achieved by instilling a strong foundation of safety, in cooperation with all project workers, managers and staff.